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Janchor Partners’ mission as an Industrialist Investor is anchored by our purpose
to have a lasting impact through deep relationships by building insight and trust

Established in 2009, Janchor Partners is a long‐term Industrialist Investor, partnering with companies that have superior business models, favourable growth prospects and the potential to be part of positive structural dynamics of Asian countries and economies. As a genuine thought partner, Janchor Partners builds deep relationships with investee companies and helps to increase long‐term corporate value.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Janchor Partners’ mission as an Industrialist Investor is anchored by our purpose to have a lasting impact through deep relationships by building insight and trust. This virtuous cycle of impact, insight and trust can produce win-win-win holistic outcomes that create long-term sustained value.

The ripples in our logo echo our mission as an Industrialist Investor to influence others and the world at large in a positive way.

A core element of Janchor Partners’ mission as a purpose-led organization is stewardship. This approach embeds meaning and partnership in our work, which lays a pathway to sustainable investing and a fulfilling journey for all.

Janchor Partners is committed to integrating Sustainability into our day-to-day investment analyses and engagement with companies. We also ingrain these beliefs in our own business to provide a leading example of sustainable social and environmental responsibility in our operations. We see our role as an Industrialist Investor to pro-actively influence positive change, bring awareness to management and ultimately help build stronger companies.

Janchor Partners’ ability to invest for the long‐term is strengthened by our investment partners, comprising high-quality global institutional investors including family offices, university endowments, foundations and pension funds, who commit their capital to Janchor Partners for multi‐year periods.

OUR TEAM

Janchor Partners’ team hails from international and diverse cultural, educational and experiential backgrounds. Many of our professionals are educated at pre-eminent universities in Asia, Europe and North America, speak multiple languages fluently and have institutional experience in the leading global financial centres. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our team invests in their work represents a significant part of Janchor Partners’ culture and delivers our competitive advantage.

Our investment effort gains its strength from our global proprietary research network, with on-the-ground global presence spanning Australia, China, Europe, India and Japan. Our tightly integrated team members around the world work together collaboratively both with each other and with our investment partners and investee companies. Our team focus on reflection, feedback and sharing affords a pathway to growth for both our firm and all of the partners in our ecosystem.

John Ho is the Founder and Chief Industrialist Investor of Janchor Partners.

John is currently a Non-Executive Director of Avepoint, Inc., an enterprise SaaS software company listed in the Nasdaq. He also served as Non-Executive Chairman of Bellamy’s Australia Limited where he oversaw a successful turnaround and sale to Mengniu Dairy Group. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Vocus Group Limited which was successfully acquired by a consortium of investors. He also served as Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Listing Committee

Before founding Janchor Partners, John was the Head of The Children’s Investment Fund (Asia) Limited in Hong Kong. Prior to that, John was a senior analyst with the Citadel Investment Group in the U.S. and also a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Australia. Prior to BCG, John was an Associate Lecturer in finance and option pricing at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

John studied pure mathematics and finance at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia graduating with a University Medal. His dissertation on options pricing on real assets was published in The Journal of Alternative Investments.

MEDIA & INSIGHTS

Alibaba vs. The World

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) notes John Ho of Janchor Partners was one of the few true believers in Alibaba’s US$7.1b fundraising…

Institutional Investor - July 2017

Alibaba vs. The World

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) notes John Ho of Janchor Partners was one of the few true believers in Alibaba’s US$7.1b fundraising…

Institutional Investor - July 2017

Gaming stocks are a great bet, say top fundies

It's time to roll the dice on Macau again, says star Hong Kong fund manager John Ho of Janchor Partners…

Australian Financial Review - November 2016

Gaming stocks are a great bet, say top fundies

It's time to roll the dice on Macau again, says star Hong Kong fund manager John Ho of Janchor Partners…

Australian Financial Review - November 2016

Why Janchor Partners' John Ho likes Medibank

John Ho discusses reforms to the Australian health system and his long term bet on integrated healthcare company Medibank (ASX:MPL)…

Australian Financial Review - November 2014

Why Janchor Partners' John Ho likes Medibank

John Ho discusses reforms to the Australian health system and his long-term bet on integrated healthcare company Medibank (ASX:MPL)…

Australian Financial Review - November 2016

Asian investors urged to ride out volatility

John Ho discusses Janchor’s long-term approach to investing...

Financial Times - April 2011

Asian investors urged to ride out volatility

John Ho discusses Janchor’s long-term approach to investing...

Financial Times - April 2011

Vocus Group – Board of Directors

John Ho is Non-Executive Director of vertically integrated telecommunications provider Vocus Group (ASX:VOC)...

Vocus Group

Vocus Group – Board of Directors

John Ho is Non-Executive Director of vertically integrated telecommunications provider Vocus Group (ASX:VOC)...

Vocus Group

New approach needed for investing in Asia

John Ho discusses why a more constructive approach to take an “over-the-cycle” multiyear fundamental view is needed to investing in Asia...

Financial Times - May 2012

New approach needed for investing in Asia

John Ho discusses why a more constructive approach to take an “over-the-cycle” multiyear fundamental view is needed to investing in Asia...

Financial Times – May 2012

Vocus Appoints Janchor's John Ho to the Board

Telecommunications provider Vocus (ASX:VOC) appointed John Ho, founder and chief investment officer of long-term industrialist investor Janchor Partners, as a non-executive director…

Australian Financial Review - January 2018

Vocus Appoints Janchor's John Ho to the Board

Telecommunications provider Vocus (ASX:VOC) appointed John Ho, founder and chief investment officer of long-term industrialist investor Janchor Partners, as a non-executive director…

Australian Financial Review - January 2018

Ant Financial raises US$14 billion in latest funding round as it seeks to expand Alipay globally

Janchor Partners was a lead investor in Ant Financial's US$14 billion funding round, making Ant Financial the world’s largest fintech firm…

South China Morning Post - June 2018

Ant Financial raises US$14 billion in latest funding round as it seeks to expand Alipay globally

Janchor Partners was a lead investor in Ant Financial's US$14 billion funding round, making Ant Financial the world’s largest fintech firm…

South China Morning Post - June 2018

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